Archive for 2007

Observations from Nigeria

Oct 8, 2007

The recent West African Advisory Board meeting was followed by the first Host Communities Network gathering of groups working on extractive industries. Read more

Interview with Uday Khemka

Oct 8, 2007

Find out from this interview from Alliance Magazine why the Khemka Foundation has expanded its mission to include climate change. Read more

Standing or Falling Together

Oct 8, 2007

Greentgrants Advisors Nnimmo Bassey and Wen Bo are featured in this recent Alliance Magazine article. Read more

General Assembly Adopts Declaration On Rights Of Indigenous Peoples

Oct 8, 2007

United Nations overwhelmingly backed protections for the human rights of indigenous peoples Read more

Ascendant Copper Told To Leave Intag, Ecuador—Finally!

Sep 28, 2007

Intag Ecuador wins battle against Canadian Copper Mine. Read more

New Step Forward for Children of La Oroya

Sep 14, 2007

Government mining and energy oversight agency in Peru fines Doe Run for exceeding atmospheric emissions limits and illegal waste disposal. Read more

‘Not All That Glitters is Good’: Former CEO of Newmont Mining Receives Award Despite Dubious History

Aug 6, 2007

The University of Denver's selection of Wayne Murdy, former CEO of Newmont Mining, for the prestigious 'International Bridge Builder' award generates controversy. Read more

South Africa Journal—Activists on the Move

Jul 26, 2007

Greengrants' Helen Gemmill recently traveled to South Africa for the Southern Africa Advisory Board meeting. She met with activists and grantees fighting for a healthy environment on many fronts. Read more

Meet Carolina Campos from Brazil

Jul 24, 2007

Carolina Campos of the Social Environmental Support Center--a partner in the Greengrants Alliance of Funds--tells us about youth activism in Brazil, her perspective on grantmaking, and some of the favorite projects she's seen over the years. Read more

India: Grantee Wins International Public Health Award!

Jul 24, 2007

Jagdish Patel is the recipient of the 2007 International Award from the Occupational Health and Safety division of the American Public Health Association. Read more